Press Releases

  • Frost & Sullivan Forecasts Indonesia's 2015 Vehicle Sales to Grow 5% to Reach 1.268 million units

    February 28 2015 9:00 AM ET

    JAKARTA, Indonesia, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is expecting total vehicle sales in Indonesia to grow 5 per cent year-on-year to reach 1.268 million units in 2015, mainly driven by the higher purchasing power from the middle class population and infrastructure development spending by the Government.

    Mr. Vivek Vaidya, Vice President, Automotive & Transportation Practice, Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan said that the estimated stable growth of the Indonesian economy at 5.5 per cent this year will also help drive vehicle sales.

  • New Patient Contact Registry for Rare Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases

    February 28 2015 9:00 AM ET

    CINCINNATI, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To coincide with Rare Disease Day® 2015, the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) today launched a patient contact registry for individuals with eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGID), a group of rare diseases.

  • Beautiful Displays and The Fabric FACTORY Introduces Lifetime Zipper and Stitching Warranty

    February 28 2015 8:35 AM ET

    CARBONDALE, Ill., Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beautiful Displays and The Fabric FACTORY, a full-service grand-format printing and exhibit company, is excited to announce their new industry-leading warranty covering all fabric graphics produced at their U.S. factory. The new warranty program was created in response to the need for event and exhibit professionals to have utmost confidence that their investments in promotional fabric graphics are protected throughout the life of those graphics.

    The new warranty program offers simple terms:

  • Eleventh Annual "Belle of the Ball" Prom Dress Collection Drive Runs Through April 5, 2015

    February 28 2015 8:30 AM ET

    TEWSKBURY, Mass., Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Award season and red carpet fashion coverage can be a painful reminder that prom season is just a fantasy for families with limited financial resources. For the 11th year, Caring Partners' "Belle of the Ball" prom dress drive is back to help high school junior and senior girls who must choose not to attend this major life event due to financial constraints by collecting, cleaning and distributing prom dresses at no charge. To date, more than 2,300 girls have been outfitted since Belle of the Ball began in 2005.

  • Qatar-Based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting Co. Completes Luxurious New Banana Island Resort near Doha

    February 28 2015 8:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar-based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting, headed by Mohamed Moataz Al-Khayyat, CEO, recently completed construction of the luxurious new Banana Island Resort just off the coast of Doha.

    The island resort, which opened with a grand ceremony earlier this year, offers an array of accommodations, all with an ocean view, includes a 96-room hotel, 34 two and three-bedroom poolside villas and 11 Maldives-style villas built above the water on stilts.

  • Meningitis Angels Testify at CDC for Stronger Recommendations on Men B Vaccines

    February 28 2015 2:38 AM ET

    HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) held a hearing earlier this week on vaccines for the strain of meningitis that is rapidly taking the lead causing meningococcal meningitis in the US.

    The ACIP took a small first step with a permissive recommendation for two new vaccines that prevent Meningococcal serogroup B.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 28

    February 28 2015 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

    MAKING TRACKS

  • 2015 State of Addiction Brings Together Industry and Political Influencers to Discuss Hollywood's Relationship With Addiction

    February 27 2015 11:47 PM ET

  • FIBRA Prologis to Participate in Citi's 2015 Global Property CEO Conference

    February 27 2015 11:40 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FIBRA Prologis (BMV: FIBRAPL 14), the leading owner and operator of Class-A industrial real estate in Mexico, today announced that Luis Gutierrez, CEO, Jorge Girault, VP of Finance, and Hector Ibarzabal, Country Manager, are scheduled to participate in the Citi 2015 Global Property CEO Conference at The Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, Florida.

  • Nathan's Announces Pricing of $135.0 million Senior Secured Notes

    February 27 2015 11:04 PM ET

    JERICHO, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous, Inc.

  • Leading Chassis Providers Announce "Pool of Pools", Operations commence March 1, 2015

    February 27 2015 10:15 PM ET

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct ChassisLink, Inc. ("DCLI"), Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc. ("FVLI") and TRAC Intermodal ("TRAC") are pleased to announce that, commencing on March 1, 2015, a new chassis provisioning model will begin operations in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  

  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of TCP International Holdings Ltd.

    February 27 2015 9:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of TCP International Holdings Ltd. ("TCP" or the "Company") (NYSE: TCPI).   The investigation concerns whether TCP and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of The Board of Directors of UIL Holdings Corporation - UIL

    February 27 2015 9:35 PM ET

    BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of UIL Holdings Corporation. ("UIL" or "the Company") (NYSE-UIL-News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Iberdrola USA. ("Iberdrola").

  • Team Detroit Stirs Up Creativity During SXSW with Crowd Funding Pitch Competition at First Ever "Austin SOUP"

    February 27 2015 9:12 PM ET

    DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WPP's Team Detroit, a leading global advertising and design agency, invites Austinites and SXSW goers alike to see what's brewing at the inaugural Austin SOUP, an innovative crowd funding pitch competition, at 4 p.m., Sat., Mar. 14 at Trinity Hall, located at 311 East 5th Street, Austin.  Hosted in partnership with the nationally recognized Detroit SOUP, Austin SOUP gives participants a chance to win more than $1000 in funding for a project or idea that seeks to improve an aspect of the local Austin community.

  • Drivers For Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga, Genentech And Amtrak Join Teamsters

    February 27 2015 9:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drivers who transport employees for six big Silicon Valley companies have voted overwhelmingly 104 to 38 in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif. 

    The 158 full and part-time drivers—employees of Compass Transportation—shuttle Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga, Genentech and Amtrak workers to and from work and home.

    Compass Transportation drivers are among a growing group of workers in Silicon Valley who are organizing to improve their working conditions by joining the Teamsters. 

  • White House Privacy Bill Fails To Give Adequate Protection, Consumer Watchdog Says

    February 27 2015 8:53 PM ET

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The proposed Privacy Bill of Rights Act released by the White House today fails to adequately protect consumer privacy and allows industry to dominate making the rules that would govern corporate behavior, Consumer Watchdog said.

    "The bill envisions a process where industry will dominate in developing codes of conduct," said John M. Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's Privacy Project director.  "The bill is full of loopholes and gives consumers no meaningful control of their data."

  • Star Energy Partners Launches Green Energy Give Back Program For Ohio Schools

    February 27 2015 8:31 PM ET

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Energy Partners (Star), a premier energy provider focusing on bringing green energy solutions to homes and businesses throughout Ohio, is partnering with private and charter schools across the state to promote clean energy though its newly launched Green Energy Give Back program.

  • Everytown Statement on Missouri Court's "Strict Scrutiny" Decision That Allows Convicted Felons to Possess Guns

    February 27 2015 7:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to Missouri Circuit Court Judge Robert H. Dierker's ruling today that will allow convicted felons to possess firearms as a result of his application of Amendment 5, Missouri's "strict scrutiny" amendment, Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement and background on the court's decision. 

    STATEMENT FROM EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY SENIOR COUNSEL ADAM SKAGGS:

  • NCRI-US: Tehran terrified of revelation of secret nuclear site

    February 27 2015 7:47 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Subsequent to the Iranian Resistance's revelations about the Lavizan-3 site, which the religious fascism ruling Iran had hidden for years, panic and fear have set in among the leaders of the regime, who are extremely worried about the implications of the disclosure of the new nuclear site.

  • Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of TCP International Holdings Ltd.

    February 27 2015 7:30 PM ET

    WAYNE, Pa., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP has commenced an investigation into potential securities law violations by certain officers of TCP International Holdings Ltd. ("TCP" or the "Company") (NYSE: TCPI).